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The Rugendas Letters:
Johann Moritz Rugendas’
First Voyage to Brazil
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The First Prussian Maritime Atlas
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Regulation on the Commissioned Wasser=Schout’s in Hamburg Office and Execution. Given Hamburg August 31, 1691. In German. Hamburg, Conrad König, no year. With armorial woodcut vignette held by two lions on the title and floral woodcut vignette at the beginning. Sm. 4to. 4 unpag. ll. Stitching and old glued brochure.
Stating in 10 sections the obligations of and towards the Wasserschout as well as the respective charges:
In the case of runaway and not caught sailors the Wasserschout has to reimburse captains or shipowners for already paid-off parts of the pay. Further in case of disputes
Further the Wasserschout is given the police power for the apprehension of offenders and their handing over to the judge “in crime cases, by land and by water, among skippers and sailors”.
The brown adhesive back torn in the lower part and done acid-freely. In the white upper margin on the left c. 18 mm wide, 3-5 mm deep tear-off. – Fine copy.
Offer no. 28,834 / EUR 198. (c. US$ 239.) + shipping